My awards have a first name, it's O-S-C-A-R

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  1. WickedLiquid

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    The 84th Academy Awards are on right now, anyone watching?

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    Where is everybody? Hmmm, maybe you're all talking about Silent Hill Downpour in General...

    Anyways, here are the nominations for best picture...
    The Artist
    The Descendants
    Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
    The Help
    Hugo
    Midnight in Paris
    Moneyball
    The Tree of Life
    War Horse

    Out of that list, I'd like to see it go to Moneyball or Tree of Life. but it'll probably go to The Artist since the Academy is just a bunch of pretentious old farts.

    Although my favortie dramatic film of the year was 50/50 and it's BS that it didn't make the cut.
     
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    I've only seen two of the nominated films. Kind of a shitty year for movies. My favorite was Attack the Block.
     
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    Yesssssss Attack the Block was amazing. But this is the Oscars not the best WTF moment at the MTV movie awards.

    *sigh* the Oscars are for smart-asses and MTV movie awards are for dumb-asses. Why can't there be an even middle for guys like us Used? Just regular everydays asses.
     
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    I don't really pay attention to any of the awards shows.
     
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    Yeah, by the time the oscars are happening, I've never seen more than one or two of the movies. I do like watching it for the production and the speeches, however. And I can make many educated predictions. :p
     
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    I agree with Bill Simmons (who may not have originated this idea) that the Oscars should be awarded 5-10 years after the year that the movies came out. I think, by then, it's more apparent which movie was the best. A lot of these award winners lack any sort of lasting impact.
     
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    New Eastbound and Down & a House of Lies marathon said no to my Oscar party.
     
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    I watched a bit of it. Somebody was playing a vuvuzela the whole time, which was annoying.
     
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    Loved The Help, but that's because I watched it at my grandparents'. I don't keep up with new movies unless someone is buying them for me.
     
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    Looks like I called it. What a joke.
     
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    I read about SB Cohen. Was pretty funny! That's the only part I keyed into really.
     
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    That's why nobody here cared when the nominations were announced Wicked. Because the oscars are terrible. I have no interest in seeing a silent film. Maybe if I were 50.
     
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    Missed Eastbound and Down!

    Was it as hilarious as the first episode?
     
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    Did The Muppets win best Original Song?

    Seriously its the only thing I cared about.
     
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    Seriously, with attack the block out of the nomination and 50/50, what's even the point of watching this? Heck, Tintin was nominated... for best original score... AND WHY THE HECK DID RANGO WIN! If Tintin Couldn't be nominated, then Kung-fu panda 2 should of won. I'm freaking serious, that movie made me cry.
    Oh by the way, Albert knobbs deserve more award then it received. There i said it!



    Jean Dujardin deserved all the awards. And i'm not saying that because i'm french or that he's been my idol on how to act at age 30. The artist is a great film darn it, stop hatin'! STOP COMPARING IT TO CRASH!
     
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    I don't mind the Artist.

    It's just oscar bait, plain and simple. The type of film designed to win awards and give a false sense of magic and nostalgia.
     
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    [  ]nail not hit on the head
    [X]nail hit on the head
     
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    Yeah it totally was, but I really liked that movie.
     
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